Venture to some of the most important sites of ancient Greece, from Delphi to Delos, and cap off your journey on lovely Mykonos.

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 Traditional houses on Mykonos  Panorama of Athens  The Parthenon, on the Acropolis   The Acropolis and Acropolis Museum (at left)  Sculpture at the Acropolis Museum  Temple at Delphi  The Lion's Gate, Mycenae  The dramatic theater at Epidaurus  The port area on Mykonos  Temple at Delos  Archaeological site at Delos  The lions of Delos  Typical street scene  Traditional dinner setting

Treasures of Ancient Greece: A Tailor-Made Journey

11 days from $8,255

Venture to some of the most important sites of ancient Greece, from Delphi to Delos, and cap off your journey on lovely Mykonos.

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690

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Herodion Hotel

Athens, Greece

Number of nights: 4

Hotel Europa

Olympia, Greece

A short walk from the center of Olympia, the Hotel Europa offers you a convenient base for exploring the sights of the ancient city. The 86 spacious rooms are divided between two buildings and decorated in a classic style, each one offering a balcony or terrace. Outside, the large, inviting swimming pool is surrounded by loungers and umbrellas for relaxing on hot Greek afternoons. Another highlight of the hotel is its outdoor taverna, frequented by locals, where you can enjoy traditional Greek fare under a pergola in a peaceful garden. With a games room and plenty of outdoor space for children to play, the hotel also caters well to families.

Number of nights: 1

Grand Sarai

Nafplio, Greece

The Grand Sarai in the Old Town of Nafplioo originally served as the first Court of the Modern Greek State in the 1830s, and later a police department and private residence. Today it houses 12 airy rooms, two suites, a breakfast room, restaurant, and bar. The rooms offer panoramic views of the Gulf of Argolis, the Old Town, and Palamidi. Their outer window frames and shutters are characteristic of the local traditional architecture. The hotel is situated within a five-minute walk of the historic Syntagma Square, the waterfront overlooking Bourtzi and quaint bars and taverns.

Number of nights: 2

Mykonian Korali

Mykonos, Greece

Perched on the hills above the historic harbour, the Mykonos Korali is an elegant haven minutes away from the cafés of Little Venice, boutiques, tavernas and famously alluring nightlife of Mykonos Town. Its contemporary spaces come alive with international design that lends a air of sophistication to complement gracious hospitality, haute cuisine, and exceptional views.

Number of nights: 3

Tailor-Made Benefits

When you travel on a tailor-made journey, you will receive a Friends of the Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center
Reading List

Highly Recommended

National Geographic The Greeks: An Illustrated History
By: Cline, Diane Harris
The Parthenon
By: Mary Beard
The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition [May 15, 2018] Graves, Robert
By: Graves, Robert
DK Eyewitness Greece, Athens and the Mainland (Travel Guide)
By: DK Eyewitness

Also Recommended

GREEK a language map: Quick reference phrase guide for beginning and advanced use. Words and phrases in English, Greek, and phonetics for easy ... Publisher: Bilingual Books, Inc.
By: Kershul, Kristine K.
The British Museum Concise Introduction to Ancient Greece
By: Neils, Jenifer
It's All Greek to Me: From Achilles' Heel to Pythagoras' Theorem - How Ancient Greece Has Shaped Our World
By: Charlotte Higgins
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History)
By: Cahill, Thomas
Greek Art and Archaeology
By: Neer, Richard T.
Modern Greece: From the War of Independence to the Present
By: Gallant, Thomas W.
A Traveller's History of Greece
By: Boatswain, Timothy, Nicolson, Colin
The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece
By: Morkot, Robert
Travels with Epicurus: A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of a Fulfilled Life
By: Klein, Daniel
Corelli's Mandolin: A Novel
By: de Bernieres, Louis
The Odyssey
By: Homer
Zorba the Greek
By: Nikos Kazantzakis
My Family and Other Animals
By: Durrell, Gerald
Mykonos: Portrait of a Vanished Era
24x36 World Wall Map by Smithsonian Journeys - Tan Oceans Special Edition (24x36 Laminated)
Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

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